Brewed by 3 Fonteinen
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Beersel, Belgium


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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Blend of 1, 2 and 3 year old lambic. Fermented and lagered in oak vessels. This beer has no head, just like lambic. The lambic is brewed with 60% barley, 40% wheat, last years hop

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BitchesBrew (714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2009
[bottle] Nice golden copper color, with zero foam. Slightly hazy. Aroma is so damn interesting... kind of fruity, like "Smarties" candy or something, but real funky. Flavors are bracingly acidic at first, with plenty of fruity esters to fill things out. I personally like the fact that this is somewhat still, it helps you focus on the powerful funk within. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alengrin (873) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
’Doesjel’ is a local dialect describing someone lazy or sleepy and this is what happened here: sometimes the (re-)fermentation of a traditional geuze evolves too slowly, as if the fermenting agents have fallen asleep or are just being lazy. The result is a ’luierik’, a lazy, ’underachieving’ geuze. This one has a very loose, thin, open, milky and rapidly dissolving head as a result of that, warm and deep orange blonde colour, light mistiness when the deposit is added; sparkling remains very limited, again as a result of the sauntering fermentation. Rich and complex nose of ’malse’ old lambic, elegant impressions of hay, lemon peel, sulphur, horseblanket, dry sherry, everything blended well together. Fresh lemony citric acid, wheaty, hay, soft and smooth mouthfeel, very complex with a very long, dry and sour finish, low carbonation as expected. Lazy fermentation or not, this product proves Debelder’s genius in blending lambics and has all the complexity and funkiness one can expect from a 100% lambic. Delightful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
presario (4607) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Orange-amber. Strong scent. Flavour is really concentrated. Sharp, sour, dusty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ReggieDunlap (3047) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours a clear orange color...no head. Aroma has musty tropical fruit, funk, and mild cheese...nice funky tartness. Flavor is leathery and musty with nice tart rindy/citrus notes...Light stinky cheese...so Damn good. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is dry and tart with funk, leather and musty hop notes peeking through. Glorious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (5770) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
37,5 cl. bottle. dark golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, oak, acidic and brettanomyces.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (920) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 8, 2014
shared bottle from bottled in 2006. orange colour with some bubbles on top. green apples, apricots, acid, wood, vinegar, dry finish. lemons, still good carbonated. refreshing beer liked it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bruxellover (16) - Dilbeek, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2014
Very interesting. Almost mango...not as lemon sour as most gueuze I have had, and I have had many. But that is not to say it was not good. It was very enjoyable. Thicker palate than most dryer gueuze but still very good. I real like thus one and it is readily available.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrW (407) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle 37.5cl @ The Capital, Leuven. Bottled 05.2013 Sourish aroma, wood, natural, apple, orange. Pours orange, no head, no sparkling, a bit like soda. Nicely sour, apple, wood, grapes, lemon. No carbo, light bitter, waterish. But lovely sourness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Celest (126) - - MAY 28, 2014
Amazing lambic! Pale blond, nose very complex, sour, oak. Taste very complex again, sour oak and wild notes. Uou!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5304) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2014
375 ml bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs; BIG thanks to Dogbones for this one!). Bottled on Feb. 23, 2006. Looks decent; no real carbonation though. A cloudy robust orange. Smells good; funky and cheesy. Tastes like it smells, but less robust due to lack of carbonation. Gotta give this a 2 on the palate because I get no carbonation whatsoever (and I like carbonation in my lambics). Worth trying as long as you don’t have to give up the farm to get it. I can imagine this would be a 4.0 or higher for me if properly carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AHSlowhand (40) - - MAY 12, 2014
Hay and sour apples on the nose. Beautiful golden liquid and a quickly dissipating ivory head. Granny Smith apple on the first taste barnyard and white wine, or white grapes. Dry and delicious. Great beer

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